Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread

If you love chocolate and almond croissants, this Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread is definitely for you!  Loaded with lots of semi-sweet chocolate and sliced almonds, this easy to make breakfast bread is perfect with your morning coffee or tea! When the weekend rolls around at our house, we tend to have a few more minutes to spare in the morning, which allows for a some yummy fresh baked breakfast treats.  We often do Chocolate Chip Pancakes or a batch of Glazed Lemon Poppyseed Muffins, but this weekend I did something a bit different (and easier!).  I did a little experiment with a tube of refrigerated croissant dough.  The results were this incredible Chocolate Almond Croissant Bread! The recipe literally takes 10 minutes to put together.  (I think I had to wait longer for Continue Reading...

Banana Bread French Toast

Banana Bread French Toast

If you like Banana Bread then you'll love this decadent, delicious Banana Bread French Toast!  A simple, easy French toast recipe made with thick slices of moist, delicious banana bread, its the ultimate breakfast or brunch dish! When the weekend rolls around, I love nothing more than a hot, satisfying breakfast!  Cooking up some bacon or sausage, and maybe even some scrambled eggs.  I recently tried out this Banana Bread French Toast, and all I have to say is "Why have I not made this sooner!!" It starts out with a good loaf of Banana Bread.  I have a great recipe, which is my Award Winning Banana Bread recipe.  This recipe has won several 4-H Purple ribbons and its the ONLY banana bread recipe I use.  The flavor and consistency is perfect, and Continue Reading...

Orange Pecan Cinnamon Roll Donuts

Orange Pecan Cinnamon Roll Donuts

Donuts and cinnamon rolls come together for the most amazing breakfast treat!  Orange zest, chopped pecans and a delicious orange glaze top these easy-to-make donuts, perfect for warming up on a cold morning. Now that its January, my son has had a snow-day every week this month.  On those snow days when its cold, a warm, delicious treat from the oven is the perfect way to start the day.  These Orange Pecan Cinnamon Roll Donuts are the perfect way to warm up on those days when the temperature drops.  The donuts are made with just a few simple ingredients, and are ready in moments. I've begun to really love making donuts at home.  They're the perfect way to enjoy donuts without leaving the house.  Baking up a half dozen is also a great way to enjoy a morning treat without Continue Reading...

Ten Healthy Easy and Delicious Breakfast Ideas

Ten Healthy Easy and Delicious Breakfast Ideas

Need a little help getting your day started off on the right foot?  (Don't we all?!)  If you're like me and want something that tastes good, is quick, filling and is healthy, then you've come to the right place!  I've compiled ten healthy, easy and delicious breakfast ideas that are perfect for giving you the healthy start you need. If your mornings are busy and rushed and you rarely have time to sit down a eat a healthy breakfast, you're not alone.  I've compiled 10 Healthy, Easy & Delicious breakfast ideas that are perfect for the busiest mornings.  If you want to start your year off on a healthy note, or just looking for some new, healthy breakfast ideas, you've come to the right place. Idea #1: Healthy Instant Oatmeal Packets by The Yummy Life Forget the store-bought Continue Reading...

Thanksgiving Morning Coffee

Thanksgiving Morning Coffee

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Entertaining family and friends over Thanksgiving?  Take a few moments to enjoy a light breakfast and a delicious cup of coffee with these special people.  After all, enjoying time with your family and friends and giving thanks for the special people in our life is what Thanksgiving is all about. #Feast4All #CollectiveBias Thanksgiving day often becomes busy and rushed, especially if you're hosting and cooking the big meal.  Having hosted Thanksgiving many times, I know first-hand that breakfast tends to get overlooked if not forgotten completely.  Having Nescafe Tasters Choice Coffee along with Nestle Coffee-Mate Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer is the perfect way to get your Continue Reading...

Cinnamon Pear Quick Bread

Cinnamon Pear Quick Bread

With soft pears, crunchy pecans and a delicious cinnamon flavor, this Cinnamon Pear Quick Bread makes for a delightfully delicious snack.  Moist, flavorful and topped with a cinnamon-pecan-brown sugar crumble, it will be your new favorite bread! For the past several days here in Northern Virginia its been cold, rainy and windy.  There is something about the cold, dreary weather that comes with fall that makes me  want to bake.  Perhaps its the craving for something warm and comforting, fresh out of the oven.  Or maybe its the wonderful smells that waft through the house while the treat bakes to perfection.  I decided that the thing I was craving the most was my delicious Cinnamon Pear Quick Bread! I can't even begin to tell you how delicious this bread is once it comes out of Continue Reading...

Purple Ribbon Banana Bread

Purple Ribbon Banana Bread

My famous, award winning Banana Bread recipe! The best (and only!) recipe for banana bread you'll ever need. This Purple Ribbon Banana Bread recipe is moist, flavorful and super delicious! Purple Ribbon Banana Bread - my Award Winning Banana Bread Recipe! If you need a seriously good recipe for banana bread, look no further than my Purple Ribbon Banana Bread. Made with super simple ingredients, and a delicious streusel topping, this award winning banana bread recipe is the only recipe my family makes! If you knew me when I was a kid back in rural  South Dakota, you knew that I was heavily involved in 4-H.  I was in 4-H from the ages of 8 to around 16 or 17.  I can't even begin to tell you how much 4-H taught me - everything from the basics of cooking and baking, to Continue Reading...